Melbourne, 89

Sunday, October 1, 2017
Susan Bennett

 – and knowing that this faithless lover goes on without you, indifferent to your suffering, you return.

Eighty-eight dollars an hour got you a small truck, two large men and a life in garbage bags – the preferred suitcase of haste. Now your clothes reek of manufactured lavender or orange or whatever scent you chose for yourself from the supermarket heartache shelf.

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